Possible application of silicon microstrip detectors in solid state physics

Brovetto, P.; Maxia, V.; Salis, M.
October 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct96, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p3507
Academic Journal
Reports on the possibility of utilizing silicon microstrip detectors for analyzing the angular correlations of positron annihilation gamma rays (ACPAR). Basic geometry of the setup utilizing multiplayer microstrip detectors; Geometrical features affecting angular resolution; Role of ACPAR experiments in studying high temperature superconductors.


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